IIT Dhanbad Institute Post Doctoral Fellowship (IPDF) 2023

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EligibilityPhD degree holders
AwardUp to ₹63,000 and other benefits
DeadlineAlways Open

About the Program


Last Updated On : 30-11-2023   Posted By : Rajnika

IIT Dhanbad Institute Post Doctoral Fellowship (IPDF) 2023 is a research opportunity offered by the Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad to PhD degree holders. Apart from research purposes, the candidate's services will be utilized by the Department for teaching and research assistance in the departmental work including teaching, evaluation, handling tutorials, laboratory classes and research project execution. The selected candidate will receive up to ₹63,000 and other benefits.

Source: Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad

  • IIT Dhanbad Institute Post Doctoral Fellowship (IPDF) 2023
    DeadlineAlways Open

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • be a maximum of 35 years (to be relaxed as per Government of India guidelines)
    • Be a PhD holder (within 5 years of completion of PhD) with at least two papers (as first or corresponding author) in Journals of repute or SCI/SCIE 

    Note:- PhD holders of IIT (ISM) will not be eligible to apply for a period of two years from the date of award of PhD.


    The selected candidates will receive a consolidated fellowship per month (inclusive of all) in the following way:

    • First-year: ₹60,000
    • Second-year: ₹60,000 plus 5% increment
    • Third-year: ₹63,000 plus 5% increment

    Other Benefits:

    • A contingency grant of ₹75,000 
    • Medical benefits: IPDFs and their legal dependents will be provided with OPD facility and medicine available in the health Centre with nominal charges (will be deducted every month from her/his fellowship). Indoor hospitalization facilities will also be provided in the health Centre, if necessary. (Note:- Reimbursement facility will not be provided to IPDFs and their legal dependents)
    • 30 days leave with fellowship will be provided per year. The leave can be availed on a pro-rata basis of the fellowship completed.
    • A PDF will be granted maternity/paternity leave for a period as per government policy. Leave up to 6 weeks can also be granted for miscarriage including medical termination of pregnancy if supported by a proper medical certificate. Such leave can be combined with any other leave due and will not entail any loss of financial assistantship.
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Recent passport-size photograph
    • Educational qualification certificates
    • Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS) (if applicable)
    • PWD certificate (if applicable)
    • Best two research papers (in a merged PDF file)
    • List of publications (name of the authors as appeared in the original manuscript, title of the paper, volume, year of publication, name of the journal, name of publishers, indexed in, impact factor if any)
    • Research Proposal (in Microsoft Word,1,000 words limit) (Note: Proposals submitted need to be original and plagiarism in any form will not be acceptable) 
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps:
    Step 1:
    Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button and fill in the required registration details. (Note: If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email ID).
    Step 3: Read the guidelines carefully. Navigate to the 'Advertisement' section of the guidelines.
    Step 4: Click on the google form link provided. Fill in the required, and upload the necessary documents.
    Step 5: Submit the application form.

Important Dates

It is a rolling advertisement. The position is open throughout the year.

Selection Criteria

Applications received by the Office of Dean (R&D) will initially be screened for plagiarism. Applicant’s proposal with a similarity index of less than 15% will be sent to the respective departments for further processing. The applicant’s credentials will initially be scrutinized by the DFSC followed by the final recommendation of the DAC. The DAC-recommended candidates will be called for an interview. The selection committee as per the above composition will propose the recommended candidate to the Chairman Senate for approval. On approval from the Chairman Senate, offers will be sent to the selected candidates by the office of the Dean (R&D).

Terms and Conditions
  • Applications received by the Office of Dean (R&D) will be forwarded to the concerned department's Faculty Screening Committee for a recommendation.
  • If the Post Doctoral Fellow wishes to leave the programme before the end of the tenure, the candidate can do so with the prior approval of the PAC giving one month’s notice. The fellowship will be terminated by the Institute if the performance/ conduct of the fellow is unsatisfactory after giving one month’s notice to the Post Doctoral Fellow.

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